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‘Pahirap sa bayan’: Groups condemn CPP-NPA in Manila rally

/ 09:06 AM December 26, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Several groups gathered on Thursday at Liwasang Bonifacio in the city of Manila to condemn the atrocities and anti-people activities of the Communist Party of the Philippines-New People’s Army (CPP-NPA).

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Among the groups that gathered for the indignation rally were Hands off of our Children, League of Parents of Philippines, Citizen Crime Watch, and the Manila NGO Alliance.

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The demonstrators brought with them a mock tomb with a photo of CPP founder Jose Maria “Joma” Sison, with this message: Your memories will NOT remain in our hearts and minds FOREVER.

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Organizers of the event said the number of participants in the event is expected to climb to around 500.

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The rally was held as CPP-NPA celebrates its 51st founding anniversary today.

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